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US-1,026,3289 Solid state battery
A method of producing a solid state battery includes pre-coating a solid electrolyte surface with a metal to form a sacrificial layer and contacting a metal...
US-1,026,3236 Battery cell securing assembly and method
An exemplary battery assembly includes, among other things, a rail of a first cell assembly received within a slot of a second cell assembly to secure the first...
US-1,026,2810 Moveable contact support structure and supporting method
An exemplary contactor assembly includes, among other things, a moveable contact that moves back and forth between an electrically coupled position with a...
US-1,026,2540 Bollard receiver identification
The disclosure relates generally to methods, systems, and apparatuses for automated or assisted driving and more particularly relates to identification,...
US-1,026,2539 Inter-vehicle warnings
A host vehicle includes: motor(s), sensors, processor(s) configured to: (a) iterate a series of future properties, comprising future positions, of nearby first...
US-1,026,2536 Method and apparatus for charging station monitoring
A system includes a processor configured to receive indication that a chargeable vehicle is within proximity to a known charging point. The processor is also...
US-1,026,2476 Steering operation
A reference vehicle is identified from data measuring changes in steering wheel angles of a plurality of vehicles. A target vehicle's steering wheel angle...
US-1,026,2475 Vehicle sensor health monitoring
Techniques and examples pertaining to vehicle sensor health monitoring are described. A processor of a road-side station may receive first data from a vehicle...
US-1,026,2473 Systems and methods for suspension vibration on-board detection
Systems and methods for determining a status of a vehicle suspension system are disclosed. A vertical acceleration of the vehicle relative to a road surface is...
US-1,026,1755 Method and apparatus for a near field communication system to exchange occupant information
A system includes a plurality of antennas, positioned to be capable of receiving a wireless near field communication (NFC) device signal associated with a...
US-1,026,0546 Insert nut and fastening system with integral seal and bumper
An insert nut includes a body having an opening at a first end, an end wall at a second end and an internal cavity extending between the opening and the end...
US-1,026,0473 Start-stop system
Systems and methods are provided for a vehicle including a start-stop system configured to shut down and restart an engine of the vehicle automatically based on...
US-1,026,0436 System and methods for operating an exhaust gas recirculation valve based on a temperature difference of the valve
Methods and systems are provided for determining changes in a flow area of an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve for EGR flow estimates due to a change in...
US-1,026,0433 Altitude compensation for target engine speed in hybrid electric vehicle
A method for controlling a hybrid electric vehicle includes selecting a first target engine speed in response to a driver power request, calculating an...
US-1,026,0414 Foam plug for engine cover fastener pocket
An engine cover assembly including a fastener concealing plug is disclosed. The plug includes a conical wall having upper and lower ends. A lower...
US-1,026,0406 Supercharged internal combustion engine with mixed-flow turbine
The disclosure relates to a supercharged internal combustion with a mixed flow turbine. In one example, a system comprises a mixed-flow turbine having a turbine...
US-1,026,0399 Method and system for exhaust particulate matter sensing
Methods and systems are provided sensing particulate matter by a particulate matter sensor positioned downstream of a diesel particulate filter in an exhaust...
US-1,026,0106 Methods and compositions for identification of prostate cancer markers
A method for diagnosing and treating prostate cancer in a human subject is provided, the method comprises: a. providing a sample of prostate tissue, blood, or...
US-1,025,9509 Pickup box D-pillar assembly
A pickup truck box assembly includes a truck bed, an inner side panel, and a D-pillar. The truck bed is secured on a rear edge to a rear cross-member. The inner...
US-1,025,9505 Active vehicle pillar arrangement for selective wind noise, wind throb, snow buildup and moisture control
An apparatus is for use with a pillar adjacent to a vehicle window, such as a windshield. The apparatus includes a molding for positioning adjacent to the...
US-1,025,9501 Vehicle frame
A vehicle frame for a vehicle includes a rail and an engine cradle. The rail has a front portion, a rear portion spaced from the front portion, and a middle...
US-1,025,9496 Steering-wheel feedback mechanism
A computer in a vehicle is programmed to change a steering angle of the vehicle and rotate a steering wheel of the vehicle to a steering-wheel angle based on...
US-1,025,9487 Steering column flexible cover standoff
Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed for a standoff to be coupled to a telescoping steering column, the standoff configured to...
US-1,025,9481 Wheeled personal transportation device
A motorized device for transporting a human or inanimate payload. A platform is configured to accommodate the payload and a pair of wheel clusters are mounted...
US-1,025,9469 Methods and apparatus to selectively disable functions of electronic control units
Methods and apparatus to selectively disable functions in electronic control units are disclosed. An example method includes executing, via a processor of an...
US-1,025,9457 Traffic light anticipation
A vehicle includes at least one autonomous driving sensor configured to detect a traffic flow pattern relative to an intersection. An autonomous mode controller...
US-1,025,9455 Collision avoidance systems and methods
Example collision avoidance systems and methods are described. In one implementation, a method receives data from multiple sensors mounted to a first vehicle. A...
US-1,025,9443 Hybrid-electric vehicle plug-out mode energy management
A vehicle includes an engine, an electric machine, a battery, and at least one controller. The vehicle may further comprise a port for supplying power to a load...
US-1,025,9439 Electric parking brake control and method
A method for controlling an electric parking brake for a motor vehicle including a brake actuator having an electric motor disposed directly on the brake...
US-1,025,9395 Retention mechanism for a forward folding seat assembly
A folding seat assembly for e vehicle includes a folding seat pan that is pivotally mounted to a support surface and includes a mounting aperture disposed...
US-1,025,9388 Vehicle and method for illuminating a passenger compartment of a vehicle with distributed ambient lights
A method for illuminating a passenger compartment of a vehicle with lighting devices which each contain one or more diffuse and/or indirect light sources. The...
US-1,025,9376 Vehicle exterior lighting systems
A vehicle exterior lighting system includes, among other things, a lens assembly, a light diffusing fiber enclosed within the lens assembly, a light source...
US-1,025,9370 Item holder having a self-adjusting air bladder system
An item holder includes a receiving well with a sidewall and an upper opening. One or more air bladders are disposed within the receiving well and are operable...
US-1,025,9365 Articulating locking mechanism for a seatback
An articulating locking mechanism includes a support bracket with an upwardly opening receiving slot having an open top portion and closed bottom portion. A...
US-1,025,9340 Inverter control using randomized pulse width modulation
A system for a vehicle including an inverter electrically between a motor and traction battery, and a controller configured to operate the inverter at one of a...
US-1,025,9336 Charging a battery using interpack switch
A system for a vehicle includes an interpack switch configured to connect portions of a traction battery when closed to transfer electric charge therebetween,...
US-1,025,9308 Axle assembly for hybrid electric vehicle
A hybrid rear axle provides a variety of functionality in addition to the functionality of a non-hybrid axle. The axle transmits power from an electric motor to...
US-1,025,9184 Aluminum dust collection and compacting apparatus
An apparatus for collecting dust from a cutting unit is provided. The apparatus includes a rotary valve operatively connected to the cutting unit, a conduit in...
US-1,025,8535 Vehicle seat with muscle massage system
A vehicle seat includes a cushion and a seatback coupled with the cushion. The vehicle seat further includes a first set of independently inflatable massage...
US-1,025,7730 Status tests of wireless communication nodes of vehicles
Method and apparatus are disclosed for status tests of wireless communication nodes of vehicles. An example vehicle includes communication nodes including a...
US-1,025,6485 Fuel cell purge line system
A fuel cell anode purge line includes an elongated water-scavenging body having a single inlet portion, a single outlet portion having an outlet valve, and a...
US-1,025,6024 Power converter temperature estimation
A vehicle includes a power converter having an inductor electrically disposed between a traction battery and an electric machine. The vehicle includes a...
US-1,025,5810 Method and system for a motor vehicle
A method to operate a motor vehicle is provided. The method comprises capturing an image of the road ahead of the vehicle; determining a limit point on a first...
US-1,025,5782 Vehicle flood detection
Method and apparatus are disclosed for vehicle flood detection. An example vehicle includes an engine, a humidity sensor, a GPS receiver to determine a vehicle...
US-1,025,5739 Method and apparatus for rolling code vehicle access
A system includes a mobile-device processor configured to generate a first code based on a changing variable and a generation schema, both known by a mobile...
US-1,025,5472 Apparatus and method for transmitting traffic-related data in road traffic
An apparatus and a method for transmitting traffic-related data in road traffic include transmitting the traffic-related data in the form of dynamically...
US-1,025,5168 Method and device for generating test cases for autonomous vehicles
Test cases for autonomous vehicles are generated automatically by using data which have been collected from vehicles participating in public road traffic. A...
US-1,025,4758 Object tracking by unsupervised learning
A computing device in a vehicle can determine an object by determining a first rectangular bound centered on the object based on joint probabilities of first 3D...
US-1,025,4374 Method of current sensor related torque error estimation for IPMSM e-drive system
A method for estimating torque control error at an electric machine considers the effects of current sensor error characteristics. Systems and methods can be...
US-1,025,4219 System and method for visually aligning terahertz light beam
A system for measuring a coating thickness on a target surface includes a terahertz spectroscopy device and a reference image projector. The terahertz...
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